British Airways’ new interactive map lets customers check travel restrictions and entry requirements of any destination

London, UK, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers can now check the travel restrictions and entry requirements of any destination the airline flies to on a new interactive map on ba.com. The new page is in partnership with global tech company Sherpa, who has developed an online tool that provides travellers with the latest… Read the full press release

Hostal Aptofive in Cuba is among the nominees for the International Travel Awards 2021. Voting opens.

Hostal Aptofive in Cuba

Salamanca, México, 2021-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hostal Aptofive offering in addition the bed and breakfast service in Havana Cuba, services of city tours, excursions and transfers, has obtained the Certificates of Excellence Awards 2017 and 2018 and the Travelers’ Choice  ​​Awards 2020 and 2021; they’re  annually granted by Tripadvisor: the world’s largest… Read the full press release

Flukey Adventure Tours and Safaris

Nairobi, Kenya, 2021-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Flukey Adventure Tours & Safaris is a local owned tour operator in East Africa with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. We have vast knowledge of the tourism products in this region including wildlife safaris, mountain climbing, beach holidays, family packages, student packages and other tailor­ made itineraries. We… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline in the Middle East to join the IATA Turbulence Aware platform

Safety and environmental sustainability as its top priority It is the first and largest turbulence data contributor in the Middle East Sharing data on turbulence could help the airline industry cut carbon emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association announced that Qatar Airways will become… Read the full press release

THE PAVILIONS HOTELS & RESORTS BECOMES FIRST INTERNATIONAL HOTEL GROUP TO ACCEPT CRYPTOCURRENCY

LONDON, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has enhanced its guest experiences by becoming the first international boutique hotel group to accept cryptocurrencies from any country for hotel bookings, leading the tourism industry into the future of secure online payments. Partnering with UK-based, world-leading global crypto-payment gateway, Coindirect, all… Read the full press release

SFO’s video communications campaigns wins six STAR Awards

Airport honored by States of California and Nevada Chapter of National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has received multiple awards for video communications campaigns. In their 2021 STAR Awards, the States of California and Nevada Chapter of… Read the full press release

W Hotels and them. to put spotlight on queer authors and audiences with the launch of new Summer Book Club

Literary Selections Chosen by ‘them.’—the Next-Gen Community Platform Which Chronicles Stories, People and Voices Through the Lens of Today’s LGBTQ+ Community NEW YORK, USA, 2021-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — You can lose yourself in a good book, but you can see yourself in a great one. W Hotels, a champion of inclusivity since its… Read the full press release

Stasher Reveals Ultimate Regenerative Travel Destinations

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The global pandemic has given us the chance to review and reset the way we travel forever, putting the planet, places, and people first.   According to the IMF, tourism accounted for 10 percent of global GDP and 320 million jobs worldwide in 2019. And with international travel being… Read the full press release

OpenTable Announces New Tool that Empowers Restaurateurs to Flag Negligent Diners

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dining is back, and people are eager to return to their favorite restaurants. According to OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Bookings Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), over 80% of their restaurants have reopened in the U.S., and diners at those restaurants are nearing… Read the full press release

KAYAK releases its ‘Return to Travel’ Hacker Guide

Dust off and spice up your out-of-office response with KAYAK’s personalized & punny out-of-office generator STAMFORD, Conn, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer travel searches are heating up, with searches up as much as 70 percent month over month (as of the last seven days). As pent-up demand for travel takes flight, KAYAK is releasing… Read the full press release

InsureMyTrip Identifies the Countries with the Best (and Worst) Remote Working Visas

Rhode Island, RI, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The COVID-19 pandemic forced many traditional office workers to relocate to their home offices, and over the past year many have adjusted to this new method of working remotely. To aid the transition to a more remote workforce moving forward, several businesses announced remote work would… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes comments of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on US-EU travel

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is encouraged by comments of Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission (EC), that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travelers from the US. “This is a step in the right direction. It gives hope to people… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches new travel portal to help passengers make informed travel plans

The London City Airport Travel Portal, designed by Effect Digital and powered by Netflights, is now live. In one place, it provides passengers with information to support their summer travel choices, from booking flights to departure and arrival testing requirements for all of London City Airport’s current and upcoming destinations. New routes from the airport… Read the full press release

IHG® Army Hotels unveils sustainability tips for military travelers

Embedded focus on conservation and sustainability delivers $1.5 million in savings in recent years   Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Army Hotels, a unique portfolio of hotels located on 40 military installations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is encouraging military travelers to focus on conservation and sustainability during Earth Month this… Read the full press release

A Business Trip To Boston With Delta Airlines Reservations

Business Trip To Boston

New Jersey, United States, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — I am an ambitious businesswoman, and I have to travel around the world for my work. I recently had to travel to Boston for a meeting that was supposed to happen for a month before, but I kept postponing it for some reasons. I had… Read the full press release

ACI World releases new guidance to help airports restart and recovery from COVID-19

New information on COVID-19 testing facilities and vaccine distribution included Montreal, Canada, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (March 16, 2021) published new guidance for airports to help them prepare for restart and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on their operations. As the trajectory of… Read the full press release

Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport’ returns to ITV

‘Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport’ returns to ITV this evening (8pm 10th March) for the seventh year running, revealing how the airport coped with the impacts of the global pandemic   Filmed at the end of 2020, viewers are treated to a behind-the-scenes look at how airport key workers adapted to the ever-evolving crisis  The documentary showcases Heathrow’s response to… Read the full press release

UNWTO releases Inclusive Recovery Guide for women in tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As the sector enters the second year of an unprecedented crisis, the impact this has had on women in tourism has been made clear. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the pandemic, and the unprecedented drop in international tourist arrivals, risks rolling back progress made towards… Read the full press release

EASA releases guidance to help aviation operators and authorities manage drone incidents near airport

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2021-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published guidance to help aviation operators and national authorities manage drone incidents near airports, a response to a number of recent events which have disrupted Europe’s air traffic at considerable expense to aviation operators, bringing inconvenience for passengers and posing… Read the full press release

Travel Guide for Summer 2021: Visit Milan

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2021-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Delicious food, exquisite wine, and unspoiled countryside are the main reasons to go to Italy. However, this country suffered from COVID most of all and currently, it is in a state of emergency until April 30, 2021. Plus, you need to have a negative PCR test to… Read the full press release

Plan your post-covid holidays: 5 Non-Touristic and Hidden Places to See in Amsterdam

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2021-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — From local craft beer and unconventional cafes to world-class museums, we can see that Amsterdam is a top travel destination in Europe! Its charming canals, bike culture, and eccentric museums won’t leave indifferent even the most demanding tourists. But unfortunately, the COVID pandemic changed the world we… Read the full press release

Madeira Emerges as a Remote Workers Hub: Digital Nomad Village Opens February 2021

MADEIRA EMERGES AS A REMOTE WORKERS HUB WITH THE LAUNCH OF PORTUGAL’S MOST SIGNIFICANT OFFERING IN THIS MARKET TO DATE: DIGITAL NOMADS VILLAGE, FEBRUARY 2021  Digital Nomads Village for remote workers in Madeira opens on 1st February, cited as Portugal’s most impressive offering for the remote working community to date Responding to increasing demand for people to live and work… Read the full press release

SITA launches new industry solution to help airlines, airports and passengers securely share health information during travel

The proven solution seamlessly integrates with multiple travel pass schemes (such as AOK, CommonPass, IATA, SimplyGo). Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (4 Feb, 2021) announces the launch of Health Protect – an industry solution, to help airlines, airports, governments, and passengers safely and securely share information on health tests or vaccinations… Read the full press release

Three must visit beaches in Kyushu, Japan

Three must visit beaches in Kyushu, Japan LONDON, 2021-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ —Kyushu, the southwesternmost of Japan’s main islands, has a mostly subtropical climate. It’s known for its active volcanoes, beaches and natural hot springs such as those at Beppu. See our pick of the top three must visit beaches in Kyushu below: Takahama… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall Airport’s Community Partners Program offers space for local nonprofits to display information

Charitable Organizations Invited to Apply for Free Space in Airport Terminal to Display Information BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2021-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is offering local charitable nonprofits the opportunity to increase public awareness among airport travelers through the Community Partners Program. The program provides space in the BWI Marshall Airport… Read the full press release

4 ways to get from Berlin Tegel airport to Berlin city center

BERLIN, Germany, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tegel-Berlin Airport is named after the German engineer Otto Lilienthal, who designed 20 innovative airplane models. The history of the air gate begins in 1948: the longest runway at that time (2400 m) was built here. Today, Tegel-Berlin receives about 21 million passengers from all over the… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality commits to a proactive, zero-tolerance stance on human trafficking

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality, parent company of the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands, reaffirms its commitment to raising awareness about human trafficking and supporting the important work being done across industries to end human trafficking. “G6 Hospitality is deeply committed to doing our part to end human trafficking in… Read the full press release

PATA launches PATA Crisis Resource Center Regional Training Materials

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA Crisis Resource Center Regional Training Materials for communication strategy, and destination marketing and management. The regional training kits were created with the support of the Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management (GIDRM), a project implemented by the… Read the full press release

Stagecoach to continue bus, tram and coach services over the festive season

Passengers advised to plan ahead as some services may be busier than normal Bus and tram services for Christmas agreed with local authorities Strict Covid-19 secure protocols in place to allow them customers to travel safely Services to run as planned in new government tier system from 2 December Perth, Scotland, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Can Chinese save the world economy?

Cover of the book Chinese tourists - what do they want Facts, ideas and successful examples by Ingemar Fredriksson

New book about Chinese tourists (the largest demographic in tourism) by Ingemar Fredriksson thinks so ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — According to UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) tourism accounts for 10% of global GDP and 1 in 10 jobs in the world. And China is the world’s largest… Read the full press release